help! type44 squirrly on the road with front snow tires
zsolt1 at telusplanet.net
Fri Dec 13 11:08:09 EST 2002
It's because the rear tires will have less traction on snow/ice and in a
turn the back of the car will loose grip before the front, hence they
will spin around. Happened to me waaaay back on my front wheel drive.
just my 2 cents (CAN)
JordanVw at aol.com wrote:
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> In a message dated 12/11/02 11:35:38 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> benswann at comcast.net writes:
>>OK, if not a quattro. Definately not good to mix tires, and especially
>>sizes if it is a quattro.
>>It sound like in this case, the combination is ok, especially if it
>>feels allright, but maybe your mom is picking up something you aren't
>>based on "her" driving style.
>>I'd expect the snows to be making it handle squirrely, as they tend to
>>do that, IMO.
> thanks.. but ive been getting conflicting answers on this.. its a front
> wheel drive automatic '86 5k NA. some other lister said i needed all 4
> snows. but why? the rear wheels are not traction wheels...?
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